David Felder Director - Law Debenture

David represents Law Debenture on the trustee boards of a number of DB and DC schemes of varying sizes and complexity. He chairs several of these and several of their investment and audit committees.Areas of particular expertise:  

Investment strategies – introduction of new LDI programmes; de-risking strategies centered around flight paths; diversification of return seeking assets to include hedge funds and specialist credit funds (leveraged loans, asset backed securities and high yield bonds); restructuring of equity exposure from securities to futures and total return swaps;  use of equity and swap option strategies to change exposures
DC investment – restructuring of DC funds default strategies to include a wider range of assets in the growth phase at the pre-retirement phase, to reflect greater flexibility on how benefits are crystallised
Scheme restructuring – scheme mergers, buy ins and buy outs
Employer covenant – negotiating new support arrangements from scheme sponsors in response to significant changes in corporate structures, including contingent assets and parent company guarantees




Irish Pension Fund Investment & Current Issues             

June 11, 2019

The Westbury, Dublin

Infrastructure & Real Asset Investment Strategies for Pension Funds

June 18, 2019

Le Meridien Piccadilly, London 

Investment Strategies & Cash Flow Management for Maturing Pension Funds             

July 11, 2019                                    Le Meridien Piccadilly, London

Credit & Private Debt Investing for Pension Funds  

September 5, 2019

Le Meridien Piccadilly, London 

Alternative & Innovative Investment Strategies Conference for Pension Funds 

September 12, 2019

Le Meridien Piccadilly, London   

ESG Investments & Issues for Dutch Pension Funds

September 24, 2019

Apollo Hotel, Amsterdam 

Nordic Institutional Investors' Conference

October 3, 2019

7A Strandvägen, Stockholm

Property & Infrastructure Investment Strategies for Pension Funds 

October 10, 2019

Le Meridien Piccadilly, London 

Current Investment Issues for Pension Funds                  

November 7, 2019

Le Meridien Piccadilly, London

ESG & Topical Investment Issues for Local Authority Pension Investors

November 14, 2019

Le Meridien Piccadilly, London 

Annual Northern Investment Conference for Pension Funds 

November 21, 2019

The Met Hotel, Leeds

Private Equity & Debt Investors' Annual Seminar

December 5, 2019

Le Meridien Piccadilly, London